Fisher and his two siblings were adopted and raised by his maternal grandparents, Rodney and Pat Fisher. Though home-schooled, he was involved in gymnastics and theater beginning in childhood. He graduated from Harvest Christian School in Bessemer, and participated in the Red Mountain Theatre Company's youth ensemble and signed with a talent agent. During his first year at Jacksonville State University he was offered a recurring role in the ABC Family drama, The Secret Life of the American Teenager. He and his family moved to Los Angeles, California.
Fisher followed up with a role in the Disney Channel's original movie Teen Beach and a recurring role in their Liv and Maddie series. He also appeared in the FOX live television production of the musical Grease and was the winner of season 25 of the ABC reality series Dancing with the Stars.
Fisher is also an accomplished pop vocalist. After three of his songs were released on Radio Disney in 2014 he signed a contract with Hollywood Records. His first album, a self-titled EP, was released in August 2016. He made his Broadway debut taking over the roles of John Laurens and Philip Hamilton in the musical Hamilton in November 2016.
- Harvey, Alec (July 31, 2011) "Once King of Almost, Jordan Fisher of Birmingham finally lands big TV role." The Birmingham News
- Harvey, Alec (June 24, 2015) ""Actor and Birmingham native Jordan Fisher is set to become the next big thing." The Birmingham News
- Jordan Fisher official website